A small sports club has been given £10,000 by Lottery-funded Sport England to start teaching people to row on Windermere. Until 2007, there were no rowing clubs between Brampton and Lancaster, a distance of hundreds of square miles, stretching to the West Cumbrian coast. Lakeland Rowing Club was set up by a...

The investigation into the death of an 80 year old woman from Ainstable continues. Police were called at 6.16am this morning (2nd September) follow...

With pupils heading back to class this week after the summer holidays, eligible parents are being urged to make use of free school meals and clothi...

New Chief Constable Jerry Graham has stated he remains committed to providing a viable independent police force for Cumbria during a challenging fi...

West Cumbria must be prepared to meet the demand for skilled personnel as the region increases its global reputation as a leading nuclear business...

Two high tech initiatives to explore the potential for cheaper energy and lower carbon emissions for home owners and businesses are underway in Cop...

The search is on for an extraordinary woman who can become the 25th anniversary holder of Cumbria Women of the Year’s award. Twenty-four remar...

The most recent bank fines for mis-selling and poor mortgage advice raise issues for any business with a sales team or, for that matter, any business that talks to its customers!  Sally Seed is...
The Lakes Distillery, based at Setmurthy near Bassenthwaite, will launch The Lakes Gin, the only gin to be distilled in Cumbria, at this year’s Taste Cumbria food festival in Cockermouth on the 27th...
John Robert Newton, aged 26, of Fisher Street, Workington, has been charged in connection with the incident at Vulcan’s Park, Workington, on Tuesday 26th August 2014. He has been charged with:...
St Mary’s Hospice in Ulverston is delighted to announce that Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Gloucester will officially open its new extension on Wednesday 10th September 2014. At the visit, a...

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